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Contra (NES)

Developer:Konami
Publisher:Konami
Genre:Run and Gun
First released:February 1988

Achievements

There are 40 achievements worth 400 (3632) points.
 
Jungle Fever
 
won by 1888 (1098) of 2234 (84.51%)
(5)
Clear Stage 1
Bomb The Base
 
won by 1502 (917) of 2234 (67.23%)
(5)
Clear Stage 2
A Salmon With A Spread Shot
 
won by 1270 (790) of 2234 (56.85%)
In Your Base, Killing Your Dudes
 
won by 1066 (668) of 2234 (47.72%)
Siberian Warfare
 
won by 959 (605) of 2234 (42.93%)
(7)
Clear Stage 5
End of The Zoners
 
won by 850 (542) of 2234 (38.05%)
(7)
Clear Stage 6
Minecart Mayhem
 
won by 792 (498) of 2234 (35.45%)
(8)
Clear Stage 7
Humanity Saved...For Now
 
won by 778 (490) of 2234 (34.83%)
Hydrophobia
 
won by 1551 (968) of 2234 (69.43%)
(5)
Complete first stage without touching water!
Who Ordered Fries?
 
won by 1391 (866) of 2234 (62.26%)
(1)
Get electrocuted
Anti-Turretism Part 1
 
won by 198 (172) of 2234 (8.86%)
(23)
Destroy every turret advancing through the Stage 2
Anti-Turretism Part 2
 
won by 135 (121) of 2234 (6.04%)
(33)
Destroy every turret advancing through the Stage 4
Spiky Sniper
 
won by 342 (254) of 2234 (15.31%)
(15)
Lie down on the spiky wall in the Hangar
That Old Classic
 
won by 1144 (667) of 2234 (51.21%)
(1)
Enter The Konami Code at the title screen
Fold the Door
 
won by 73 (61) of 2234 (3.27%)
(119)
Open 1st base. On boss screen use laser, don't jump or shoot diagonally
Oculus Drift
 
won by 122 (110) of 2234 (5.46%)
(73)
Defeat Ocular Fire without hitting any of its projectiles or destroying turrets
I Have My Arms But I Must Scream
 
won by 30 (29) of 2234 (1.34%)
(281)
Defeat Shadow Beast without hurting its arms or jumping (No K-code)
Phantom Penance
 
won by 41 (38) of 2234 (1.84%)
(207)
Defeat Phantom without hitting any of its projectiles or destroying turret
Gambol Zero
 
won by 53 (51) of 2234 (2.37%)
(161)
Make the Anti-Gravity Shuttle reapear 7 times without killing its projectiles
Ever Dance with the Giant with no Moonlight?
 
won by 69 (63) of 2234 (3.09%)
(125)
Without shooting tease the Armored Giant by moving around and avoiding him
Enemy Behind the Gates
 
won by 42 (38) of 2234 (1.88%)
(207)
Open the lair staying away from the door and not destroying the mortars
Die-pass Operation
 
won by 251 (196) of 2234 (11.24%)
(38)
Don't hurt anything else fighting Emperor Demon Evil Heart Gomera Mosking
There Is No Ammo in the Jungle
 
won by 82 (78) of 2234 (3.67%)
(107)
Reach the boss on Stage 1 without shooting or dying (No K-code)
There Are No Rounds in the Waterfall
 
won by 49 (48) of 2234 (2.19%)
(174)
Reach the boss on Stage 3 without shooting or dying (No K-code)
There Are No Bullets in the Energy Zone
 
won by 162 (125) of 2234 (7.25%)
(56)
Reach the boss on Stage 6 without shooting a single bullet (No K-code)
The Jungle Challenge
 
won by 608 (437) of 2234 (27.22%)
(19)
Don't press left in the Jungle and clear the stage (No K-code)
The Base 1 Challenge
 
won by 485 (378) of 2234 (21.71%)
(23)
Don't hurt turrets fighting 2nd Boss (No K-code)
The Waterfall Challenge
 
won by 317 (264) of 2234 (14.19%)
(32)
Don't press up or down and get to the Boss on the Waterfall stage
The Base 2 Challenge
 
won by 176 (133) of 2234 (7.88%)
(52)
Enter and clear Stage 4 using only F weapon
The Snow Field Challenge
 
won by 194 (158) of 2234 (8.68%)
(48)
Get every item on Stage 5 without losing a life
The Energy Zone Challenge
 
won by 27 (26) of 2234 (1.21%)
(311)
Kill 10 Gunners without hitting any other object in Energy Zone stage
The Hangar Challenge
 
won by 131 (104) of 2234 (5.86%)
(69)
Clear Stage 6 using only L weapon
The Alien\
 
won by 57 (52) of 2234 (2.55%)
(153)
Kill Emperor Demon Java without shooting diagonally
Hi-Score Win
 
won by 2069 (1116) of 2234 (92.61%)
(3)
Beat the default Hi-Score (No K-code)
Hi-Score Freak!
 
won by 1193 (563) of 2234 (53.40%)
(25)
Get 750.000 Points (No K-code)
Walking Tall
 
won by 28 (28) of 2234 (1.25%)
(601)
Complete the game without crouching (allowed in Energy Zone)
Ace Soldier
 
won by 454 (297) of 2234 (20.32%)
(60)
Clear the game (No K-code)
Gunless
 
won by 189 (161) of 2234 (8.46%)
(99)
Don't pickup any weapon including R and win the game! (No K-code)
Red Falcon Recapitulation
 
won by 78 (71) of 2234 (3.49%)
(283)
Finish second loop of the game
Alien Master
 
won by 165 (136) of 2234 (7.39%)
(168)
Win the game without dying!
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Recent comment(s):
17 Jul 4:40 2017
pela4vez
Nice revision guys! The set is even more challenging and fun, good job!
17 Jul 6:12 2017
kdecks
Check out the bonus set for this game: http://retroachievements.org/Game/5948
18 Jul 11:02 2017
Pigfaced
Guys, the Oculus Drift and the Red Falcon Recapitulation achievements do not work. The person that got them is probably cheating.
18 Jul 15:45 2017
Vitalya87
The achievement Oculus Drift works
19 Jul 7:50 2017
Pigfaced
Yeah, now it seems to work, weird...
19 Jul 7:59 2017
Balfik
6553500 points is max score in this game. It can't be beat. Sad -_-
19 Jul 21:00 2017
kdecks
The new leaderboard submits at the end of the game. You can't loop. Hitting max isn't the same. Though it's probably possible in one game if you're crazy about it.
19 Jul 21:10 2017
Balfik
You can't get any more points, after u achieve 6553500 score. I tested this today, and i can't get any more of point's. That's why 13 people in leaderboard High Score have exactly this number of score 6553500.
20 Jul 1:35 2017
kdecks
I know. The top two leaderboards on the list are retired now. Check the forum for details.
30 Jul 3:00 2017
tweekers237
i am excite
30 Jul 21:14 2017
kdecks
A game's wall really isn't the ideal place for bug reports. Better to use the ticket system or just pm the dev. If you do use the wall to report bugs it's really ideal to delete your comment if the bug is fixed so it's not confusing to other users.
30 Jul 23:55 2017
bubufubu
Achievement problems are mentioned here for the purpose of alerting the community. It should not remain a private matter when there is an issue. Other players deserve to know about it.
31 Jul 2:04 2017
kdecks
Fair enough. If you want alert the community in that way, be sure to remove alerts that have been corrected to avoid confusion and only post information that is relevant to the community.
31 Jul 3:11 2017
kdecks
If you're leaving old bug posts on game page walls you're misinforming the community. For anyone, please remove such posts if you read this.
31 Jul 4:57 2017
bubufubu
"I Have My Arms But I Must Scream" works and you're allowed to die. "Enemy Behind The Gates" also works now.
5 Aug 17:42 2017
ladouce
No offense, but some of these 'new' achievements are really tedious. The whole game without crouching, even in stages 2&4 ? 'You have to jump and shoot before you land' ? Oo Seriously ? If anyone finds that it's a fun way to play the game, OK then.
9 Aug 19:34 2017
kdecks
I didn't find it to be too hard. I enjoyed it cuz I had to break my habit. And you have plenty of lives to do it
10 Aug 11:21 2017
ladouce
hehe, I agree 100% with you, except for the 'enjoy' part. ;-) Anyway, nice job to the one who makes these achievements, it must be a lot of time/work to create them.
5 Sep 13:54 2017
8BitKing
for some reason i didn't receive hydrophobia ima try again but it might be broken
26 Sep 6:30 2017
orangecountygal4
contra kicks ass

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Achievement Distribution

High Scores

PosUserPoints
1
Salsa
800
2
sylar632
800
3
Vitalya87
800
4
bubufubu
800
5
Kron
800
6
Balfik
800
7
HardcoreGamer
800
8
Spiral
800
9
HippopotamusRex
800
10
xTHAWk
800

Leaderboards

Get the highest score
Rimitto
6553500
Get the highest score (konami code)
Rimitto
6553500
No K-code. Most points until victory
Kuluk01
6553500
Highest score in one life
qwerty123
1831000